Optical fibre: researchers at San Diego received data after it voyaged 12,000km through cables with standard amplifiers and no electronic regenerators.

(...) over longer distances. Over the long haul, you would need to amplify the signal every 100km. Not only(...)

 Drew Nelson: accused nationalists and republicans of “holding a veto over progress”.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...), months and indeed years – no one should be in any doubt – Portadown district are in this for the long(...)

Fermanagh’s Sean Quigley hit 14 points against Amtrim in the qualifier clash at Brewster Park, seven of which came from play. Photograph:   Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Quigley failed to score from play. In Brewster Park yesterday, he landed a 14-point haul, including a(...)

(...) these guys are from small villages where they don’t play soccer, so they’ve come a long way,” said(...)

Nervousness about long-haul flights in the early days of aviation was turned by Alec Newman, then(...)

Westin Hotel: partnering with Eason to bring a range of books to your room

(...) expensive red wine is Paris €11.69. Lose your long-haul slept-in look Business-class passengers arriving on(...)

The photograph that went viral of a young boy in a festival crowd

(...) action of someone clinging to the final vestiges of a party that was probably over long ago. It’s the 21(...)

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(...) – as long as you clear the balance at the end of the month.   2 Excess baggage charges can be(...)

Being Irish has been a big advantage to John Murphy. “There is a huge reservoir of goodwill,” he says

(...) school meant he was in it for the long haul. Murphy graduated in 2002 from the University of Notre Dame(...)

Virgin said initial response to the Belfast-Orlando summer route had been very positive. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

(...) this was abolished by the North’s Executive on all long haul flights it remains on short-haul tickets(...)